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    Glasgow 12/3/72 - New Recording

    I agree with those saying Plant's voice holds up well given it's Dec '72, a few months after the problems emerged in Japan. Bonzo is on one as well.
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    Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary

    Notice how he says Peter Grant wasn't with him when they went to see Obs-tweedle in July '68, which contradicts most previous accounts (Wall, Salewicz etc) that say three of them went to the gig: him, Grant & Chris Dreja.
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    Robert in conversation with Brian Johnson

    Pretty typical for a bloke his age wouldn't you think? He's put a bt of weight on, but he looks alright for near septuagenerian (sp?).
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    Did Jimmy change his signature?

    That irritates me. Paul Rodgers wasn't "in" Queen. He played with two of the surviving members as "Queen + Paul Rodgers". Queen finished when Freddie Mercury died, like Zeppelin finished in 1980.
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    Does Jimmy Still Play ?

    What was this? Are we talking "secret guitarist behind the curtain" sort of thing....
  6. So is this Priory of Brion 2? An actual new band, or a side project with the Space Shifters staying the main thing.
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    Available at Newstands (Nearly) Everywhere

    Zeppelin the first 100 days, in the latest Rock Candy mag. Long article by Dave Lewis & Mike Tremaglio about the early shows. Ties in with their updated "show by show" book.
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    Top 10 bootlegs

    Try this Peter Grant's line "they're not gonna get anyone heavier'n me, are they?" always cracks me up.
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    Glasgow 12/3/72 - New Recording

    Exciting news! Be interesting to hear the quality. The existing boot of 4th December the following night is distant, possibly from "up in the rafters" as it were.
  10. Good post. The confluence of boomers having more and more money in their pocket, technology improving rapidly to make record production cheaper, and lots of creatively fertile artists will never happen again. Added to which, cinema was in a slump in terms of numbers of bums on seats (compared to the glory days of the 40s / 50s) and there was no Netflix etc. Rock and roll had the field to itself, and that'll never happen again either.
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    The space before the live decline

    "Led Zeppelin will probably be forgotten"???!! What a great prediction. No wonder no one listens to critics.
  12. Not sure about this. On another music forum there was a bloke who'd found "top 10 of artists streamed in 2018 on Spotify" sort of list. Zeppelin were top 8 among non-solo acts, with about 10.5 million streams. Not bad for a band with only one full gig since July 1980.
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    Random Newspaper Articles

    Don't know how Shirley metamorphosed into Molly.
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    Random Newspaper Articles

    One week after Live Aid. Trying to hit those notes after 5 years can't have improved things for Percy's pipes.
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